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O'Meara, James 1825-1903

Overview
Works: 19 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 676 library holdings
Genres: History  Newspapers  Records and correspondence  Archives  Claims 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
Classifications: F869.S3, 979.4
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Most widely held works about James O'Meara
 
Most widely held works by James O'Meara
The Vigilance Committee of 1856 by James O'Meara( )

14 editions published between 1887 and 2011 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief history of the members and events of the Vigilance Committee, stimulated by the murder of James King of William, the trials and hangings of murderers, and the confrontation with state authority
The morning bulletin( )

in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democratic standard( )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily bulletin( )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broderick and Gwin : the most extraordinary contest for a seat in the Senate of the United States ever known by James O'Meara( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weekly Oregon bulletin( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oregon sentinel( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state rights Democrat( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Mier prisoners by James O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Captain Joseph R. Walker by James O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856 : three views : 1, William T. Coleman, 2, William T. Sherman, 3, James O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Early editors of California by James O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Broderick and Gwin : the most extraordinary contest for a seat in the senate of the United States ever known ; a brief history of early politics in California by James O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Major James D. Savage: a white medicine man by James O'Meara( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

James William Denver papers by James William Denver( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of personal, political, business and family correspondence of James William Denver and his family. Topics reflect the political focus of Denver and his family, with speculation about political success, discussion of the nuts and bolts of politicking, and the ethical foundations of Denver's democratic beliefs. Correspondents include William McKendree Gwin, Thomas A. Hendricks, and members of the Democratic Party and other California, Ohio, and national political figures. Topics reflecting his Washington DC based legal practice are claims against the government such as Civil War claims, tax litigation, especially the cotton tax, and other cases from around the United States. Denver's ongoing involvement with Mexican War veterans and the military in general is reflected in other letters. Family correspondence reflects current affairs, as well as conveying regular news from home and includes letters from Denver's siblings, between him and his wife Louise and their children
James William Denver papers by James William Denver( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Included are letters written to him, 1855-1859, while he was in Washington, D.C, as U.S. Congressman from California and as Commissioner of Indian Affairs, from friends and political associates in California, commenting on the political scene in the state (the split in the Democratic Party, the Gwin-Broderick feud, the 1856 Vigilance Committee, the Know-Nothings, patronage matters, the 1856 election, etc.), and requesting help in securing appointments and establishing mail routes. Correspondents include George W. Gift, James O'Meara, William C. Kibbe, Jonathan D. Stevenson, Terence Foley, Samuel Purdy and others. Later papers relate primarily to Denver's legal career in Washington, D.C., and in Ohio
 
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Alternative Names
O'Meara, J. 1825-1903

O'Meara, J. (James), 1825-1903

Pioneer California Journalist 1825-1903

Languages
English (61)